Chiniot Dam Project

Chiniot Dam Project

The dam site is located on Chenab river about 5 km from the Chiniot city, District Chiniot and approximately 100 meter u/s of existing Railway Bridge.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Rockfill  chiniot dam
  • Height of Dam
60 ft
  • Gross Storage
0.90 MAF
  • Live Storage  
0.85 MAF
  • Power Generation
80 MW (274 GWh)

Execution by


Scope of work

Feasibility Study

Donor Agency

Govt. of Pakistan

Rs. 50 Million to be provided by GoP through PSDP and                       Rs. 96.330 Million to be funded by WAPDA from its own resources.

Commencement Date


Completion Date


Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (04.03.2015)

146.330 - 146.330


  • Appraisal Study Report was prepared by M/s BARQAAB in 2003.
  • Feasibility Study completed on October 31, 2018 using in-house expertise.
  • PC-II for “Detailed Engineering Design, Preparation of Tender Documents & PC-I” amounting to Rs. 533.303 Million submitted to Federal Flood Commission (FFC), MoWR on 04.04.2019.
  • FFC, MoWR cleared the PC-II on 27.11.2019 and submitted to MoWR for obtaining approval of DDWP.

Incharge of the Project      

Mr. Muhammad Amin
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

Read 25828 times